Le Jardin du Golfe
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I probably should have mentioned in the last post that we've been away for a month now. I have to say Liam and Isobel are coping so well - I'm very proud of them. Ok, back to what we've been up to!! Yesterday after a lovely petit de jeneur (continental breakfast) on our hotel terrace (unbelievable croissant) we checked out a couple of the local beaches and chose Gigaro, mainly because of the wind direction. We headed ...
... to stop here, see some of the photos. Off to Cannes (pronounced Caarrrn!) we go and what a fantastic place this is. No real waves or tides so restaurants on the beach, pontoons in the ocean and the water temp perfect. Our unit is one street back from La Bocca beach which has a combination of both private and public beaches. The private beaches cost about $80 for an umbrella and ...
... 2 or 4 people fit in these small carriers and someone on a bike takes you home. The neighborhood Val is staying in isn't very safe so she has to find a ride home every night. I think my street is okay but traveling alone has taught me to always take the safer route even if it costs a little more, so I got a ride too. Thankfully I still have one more day here in Nice because I really need to pack my bag better. Things are accumulating but my bag is staying the same ...
... they were actually 12.50 Euros. Since no one spoke any English I had no idea why I couldn't order that, so instead I ordered tea, and took the opportunity to write some of this blog entry. There was an awkward moment where I was asking after "sucre" (sugar), and the waitress reached behind the tea cup that was sitting on the table and pulled from behind it two cubes of sugar. I don't know why I didn't look there, I think maybe because I was used to sugar being ...
... quoted in charters from 1337 onwards, variously named Podium deysaluym, Mons deysaluym and Suc du Pré. In 1378, Arthaud de Villedieu paid homage to the Count of Forez for the house and the tower of Essalois which oversaw the Loire. In 1464, the tower of Essalois belonged to Beraud de la Bâtie. But, so far, the vestiges of this early construction have not be identified.
From the car park, we ambeed along the gravel track to the château, enjoying the ...
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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